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help! spam through my computer

i was working on my computer, when suddenly my Norton antivirus strats poping up messages saying things like "unable to sned email to <name>@hotmail.com" or something like that. the emails were clearly spam, with titles like "enlarge your *****" "loose weight" and the usual. norton seems to prevent the computer from sending these emails, but about 3 get sent every second. how can i stop this???

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I ran ad-aware it did nothing. this has gotten so bad, its sending hundreds and hundreds of emails allways to differnt hotmail users. i have to shut down norton from the task manager because it notifies me 50 times every second that uts unable to send all this spam. i cant find where this thing is and its driving me nuts!

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they did nothing,i ran the software, restarted, and it was about 30 mins before it started sending again. any suggestions?

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argh... it found some trojans but i guess not what this is... its driving me crazy, because i cant do any work on my computer because of this. even as i type every second a new notice pops up, nutil i close down most programs running in the background...

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Nissark, have a look here.......

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Re: Nissark, have a look here.......

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ok, the discription fits, but i ran the tool and found nothing! what the hell? im sure its the same thing

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Re: Here is a tool from Sophos

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well, i ran all the programs posted here,they didnt find anything, and the computer was fine for about an hour and a half and then it started once again...this thing is unstoppable

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What is your Operating System ??

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Use Taskmanager (Ctrl-Alt-Del) to end these "strange " running processes if you can (or use Process Explorer)

Which "strange looking" processes are running??

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i am using windows xp. i am waiting for the emailing to start,it usualy takes a while since i just reboot it. i will try to see if i can figure out which one it is.

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i didnt see any "wiered looking" programs, when the emails started getting sent, prosess manager didnt show any new programs starting, i was looking at it the whole time. i tried this before, bit i can figure out which is the one i need to close down.

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If you find the one .......

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